Essential ActionScript 3.0
By (author) Colin Moock
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Essential ActionScript 3.0 by Colin Moock
Book DescriptionActionScript 3.0 is a huge upgrade to Flash's programming language. The enhancements to ActionScript's performance, feature set, ease of use, cleanliness, and sophistication are considerable. Essential ActionScript 3.0 focuses on the core language and object-oriented programming, along with the Flash Player API. Essential ActionScript has become the #1 resource for the Flash and ActionScript development community, and the reason is the author, Colin Moock. Many people even refer to it simply as "The Colin Moock book." And for good reason: No one is better at turning ActionScript inside out, learning its nuances and capabilities, and then explaining everything in such an accessible way. Colin Moock is not just a talented programmer and technologist; he's also a gifted teacher. Essential ActionScript 3.0 is a radically overhauled update to Essential ActionScript 2.0. True to its roots, the book once again focuses on the core language and object-oriented programming, but also adds a deep look at the centerpiece of Flash Player's new API: display programming. Enjoy hundreds of brand new pages covering exciting new language features, such as the DOM-based event architecture, E4X, and namespaces--all brimming with real-world sample code. The ActionScript 3.0 revolution is here, and Essential ActionScript 3.0's steady hand is waiting to guide you through it. Adobe Developer Library is a co-publishing partnership between O'Reilly Media and Adobe Systems, Inc. and is designed to produce the number one information resources for developers who use Adobe technologies. Created in 2006, the Adobe Developer Library is the official source for comprehensive learning solutions to help developers create expressive and interactive web applications that can reach virtually anyone on any platform. With top-notch books and innovative online resources covering the latest in rich Internet application development, the Adobe Developer Library offers expert training and in-depth resources, straight from the source.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780596526948
(233mm x 178mm x 47mm)
Imprint: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publish Date: 9-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Colin Moock
Essential ActionScript 2.0, Paperback (June 2004)
Colin Moock covers everything you'll need to know about the new ActionScript language and its methodologies. Novice programmers will appreciate the frequent, low-jargon explanations that are often glossed over by advanced programming books.
ActionScript for Flash MX Pocket Reference, Paperback (March 2003)
Flash MX developers who need instant on-the job reminders about the ActionScript language should find O'Reilly's new ActionScript for Flash MX Pocket Reference useful. This reference is the portable companion to the Flash coder's resource, "ActionScript for Flash MX: The Definitive Guide".
ActionScript for Flash MX, Paperback (January 2003)» View all books by Colin Moock
This is a reference for the latest version of ActionScript. Author Colin Moock has added hundreds of new code examples to show new Flash MX techniques in the real world. This second edition builds on the strengths of the original book while incorporating changes from this revision of the software.
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Author Biography - Colin Moock
Colin Moock is an independent ActionScript expert whose world-renowned books have educated Flash programmers since 1999. He is the author of the canonical "Essential ActionScript 2.0" (O'Reilly, 2004) and "ActionScript for Flash MX: The Definitive Guide" (O'Reilly, 2003, 2001). Moock runs one of the web's oldest Flash developer sites, www.moock.org and is the co-creator of Unity, a client/server framework for creating multiuser applications.
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